Cisco and Motorola have embarked on a $1 billion bid to develop a global IP infrastructure for wireless Internet services.
The two companies said it will jointly invest $1 billion over four to five years in the initiative, plus open four Internet solutions centres around the world.
The resulting environment will support all wireless communications standards, promise the partners, including GSM, CDMA and TDMA.
The alliance has received backing from mobile operators Sprint PCS, Cellnet and Airtouch.
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